Planful (Host Analytics) - Top 4 Alternatives

Planful Review
ITQlick Score: 84/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.2/5)
Pricing: 8/10 - high cost
Category: Budgeting & CPM -> Planful (Host Analytics) -> Planful (Host Analytics) competitors
Ranking:Ranked 8 out of 50 Budgeting & CPM systems
Company: Host Analytics, Inc.
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Planful (Host Analytics) review, Planful (Host Analytics) alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: May 16, 2022

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Host Analytics CPM Suite’s main competitors include Tagetik and Adaptive Suite.

Tagetik addresses performance management requirements for enterprises, and is offered as both an on premise and cloud based solution. It includes a suite of tools which include planning for cash flow, business management, budgeting as well as forecasting. There is also support for production planning & costing, with business analytic tools for detailed reporting and dashboards to monitor performance and measure compliance with established KPIs. The product also supports disclosure management to ensure internal & external reporting compliance, as well as financial governance to meet accounting standards.

Host Analytics CPM on the other hand is available only as a cloud based solution but offers a modular architecture allowing companies to use the functionality they need. This includes financial planning & consolidation, capital assets and revenue planning, as well as workforce management. There are also separate modules for base reporting as well as analytics for in depth review with dashboard support.

Then there is Adaptive Suite which provides a collaboration platform to integrate planning & consolidation with information discovery & reporting. The product supports mobile device access and includes integration options to most major third party applications. There is also a revenue management module to align sales & service operations with financial corporate objectives, while including forecasting to plan for target achievement.

In comparison Host Analytics CPM utilizes in built best practices to recommend strategies for effective performance management. There is also an auditing module to review & validate all performance information in relation to established metrics and KPIs.

Planful (Host Analytics) alternatives - for low budget, SMBs and global businesses

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Planful (Host Analytics) that are worth checking out: Adaptive Insights for SMBs, Neubrain for large size business, Budgyt for growing companies, and XLReporting for startups and SMBs.

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
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Planful
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
84/100
Pricing
8/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
32
Best for SMBs
Adaptive
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
8/10
License pricing
$15,000 per license
Functionality
28
Best for Enterprise
Neubrain
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
4/10
License pricing
$10,000 per license
Functionality
17
Growing
Budgyt
ITQlick rating
4.9/5
Score
89/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$399 per month
Functionality
3
Review
Free version
XLReporting
ITQlick rating
2.8/5
Score
80/100
Pricing
2.8/10
License pricing
$599 per month
Functionality
9

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.